Quotations The Best Quotes About Negotiation  

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A list of the best negotiation quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous negotiation quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic negotiation quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational negotiation quotes from that same writer.

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My father said: You must never try to make all the money that's in a deal. Let the other fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won't have many deals. J. Paul Getty

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You must be fully prepared to lose a great deal in order to make a great deal.

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We were not born to sue, but to command. William Shakespeare

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When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice. Otto von Bismarck

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Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. John F. Kennedy

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A miser and a liar bargain quickly.

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The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table, and deny the aggressor theirs. Richard Nixon

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Most people I ask little from. I try to give them much, and expect nothing in return and I do very well in the bargain. François Fénelon

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Grant graciously what you cannot refuse safely and conciliate those you cannot conquer. Charles Caleb Colton

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A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed. Eric Hoffer

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Buying is cheaper than asking.

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The go-between wears out a thousand sandals.

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You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them. Peace Pilgrim

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Jaw-jaw is better than war-war. Harold Macmillan